News

Swinney announces outdoor learning for 100 schools and 3000 pupils

Events

This article by Gregor Young on 26th November in The National, describes how the Education Secretary joined pupils from the 100 schools at The Royal Botanic Gardens, to celebrate this outdoor learning in local greenspace project managed by Scottish Natural Heritage.

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Snap some pics of watery Scotland for My Place Photography competition!

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My Place Photography is a Scotland-wide built heritage photographic project for school age young people (4-18).  It encourages young people to explore the buildings, architecture and archaeology in the places they live. In celebration of the Scottish Government's Year of Coasts and Waters, the Scottish Civic Trust have set…

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FSA Recognised Forest School Provider Scheme has been re-opened

Other

News posted by the Forest School Association on 26 November 2019. Follow the link  for more information.

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A’ Ghaoth agus an Aimsir / Wind and Weather

Resources

This Gaelic/ English blog posted on November 26, 2019 by Scottish Natural Heritage describes how the direction of the wind can help us predict the weather, according to traditional lore.

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GTCS consultation on the Professional Standards and Professional Code – where’s outdoor learning?

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The Professional Standards and Professional Code are paramount and central documents for teachers, employers of teachers, learners and the wider public. This GTCS consultation is therefore relevant to all stakeholders in Scottish education. Please take a look and if you feel that outdoor learning is central to a…

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Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland